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What Happened on January 3, 1892

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestJ. R. R. Tolkien

J. R. R. Tolkien, British author (The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings), born in Bloemfontein, South Africa (d. 1973)

Writer and Academic J. R. R. Tolkien
Writer and Academic
J. R. R. Tolkien

1892 Highlights

About January 3, 1892

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 129 years and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn